Farmer Profile

Hayden Di Bella

Hayden Di Bella

 Ingham QLD 4850, Australia
 Queensland
North Queensland
 Farm laborer
 Finished school 2018
 1-3 Years

Farming Preferences:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Market garden 4
  • Sugar Cane 4
  • Mixed Farming 3
  • Horse Breeding 1
  • Other livestock 1
  • Pig Farming 1
  • Goats 1
  • Cotton 1
  • Sheep 1
  • Beef 1
  • Viticulture 1
  • Chickens 1
  • Specialty Crops 1
  • Dairy 1
  • Aquaculture 1
  • Orchard 1
  • Rice 1
  • Broad Acre Cropping 1
  • Other Farming Preferences: Horticulture

Farming Skills:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Machinery Operation 4
  • Cropping 3
  • Business Management 1
  • Livestock Mustering 1
  • Human Resources 1
  • Marketing 1
  • Sales 1
  • Agronomy 1
  • Orcharding 1
  • Book Keeping 1
  • Planning 1
  • Fencing 1
  • Accounting 1
  • Animal Husbandry 1
  • Other Farming Skills: None

Farming Methods:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Conventional 4
  • Regenerative 4
  • Urban 1
  • Organic 1
  • Biodynamic 1
  • Grass fed 1
  • Permaculture 1
  • Other Farming Methods: None

Farm Opportunities Sought:

  • Equity
  • Lease
  • Vendor Finance

What have you been doing to get farm ready?

Completed a Cert 3 in Horticulture. Developing a horticulture business.

Why are you passionate about farming?

I enjoy growing food that people can enjoy when they eat.

Best days of being a farmer:

I would like to grow food for others to enjoy. I would like to grow my family farming business. We currently grow sugarcane, sweet potato and pumpkin. I would like to increase the area we farm to around 120-150ha to allow me to rotate crops. I would our farming system to be regenerative with the following farming activities: * Controlled traffic * High carbon inputs * Reduced tillage * Low reliance on chemicals * Crop rotations